Our team

Leadership team

Meet our leadership team

Our senior leadership team, with over 80 years of industry experience, heads up our larger team of over 140 people. Committed, passionate and with a real care for delivering a top job; our leadership team have worked across an array of sectors. They bring a diverse and complimentary skill set which has lead our business forward. Thanks to our team, we’ve accelerated our status as a market leading organisation within the traffic management, event management and training industries.

BEN DEXTER

Chairman

Ben acquired full control of the business in 2018 after spending 8 years fulfilling many senior leadership roles within the organisation, including that of Managing Director. With a career in Traffic Management spanning over 15 years, Ben has remained at the forefront of innovation within the business with many of the systems and processes developed becoming standard across the wider industry.

RICHARD GREEN

Managing Director

Appointed to the board as Managing Director with effect from April 2019. Richard spent over 14 years with VPS Group, undertaking a range of senior operational and corporate roles, including General Manager, Operations Director, and, most recently, Group Development Director. Recently Richard spent a little over 4 years in a senior operations role within G4S Secure Solutions UK.

TOM PEARSON

Sales and Marketing Director

Tom joined the board in January 2020, coming to Road Traffic Solutions with an extensive background in business development, customer retention and account management. Having spent the majority of his career in the plant, tool, mobile accommodation and security industries, Tom has particular experience in developing accounts with some of the country’s largest and well known blue-chip organisations.

BECKY FORD

Office Manager

Having worked throughout many areas of the business for more than 10 years, Becky has a fantastic knowledge of how our business works. To-the-point and with a passion for getting things done, Becky plays a key role keeping the team focused and striving for continued success.

JOHN BRADY

Compliance and SHEQ Manager

Over 30 years in the industry and over 15 with the business. John has an unrivalled level of experience in traffic management. John is a qualified Lantra-registered instructor and assessor who can also deliver a number of other SQA and H&S based courses. John is ultimately responsible for the quality of our training and delivery of service, which is truly excellent.

LOUISE HAYTHORNTHWAITE

Finance Manager

The newest member of our senior leadership team, Louise comes with over 20 years of financial experience, having spent the majority of that time with British Steel. A qualified Management accountant, Louise has managed teams of all sizes and comes with a proven track record of implementing change, hitting deadlines and driving results to enable a company to grow and invest.

PAT KNIGHT

Contracts Manager - North

Having been with Road Traffic Solutions for 10 years, and progressed from Operative to Yard Manager, to Operations Support Manager and now to Contracts Manager – North, Pat has a wealth of knowledge & experience he brings to the team.

DAN MARTIN

Events Manager

As one of the longest serving members of the RTS team, Dan has carried out a broad range of roles within the company. An ambitious and dedicated member of the team, with a wealth of experience across the events industry. Dan has managed some of the largest and most prestigious events in the UK.

HARRY MCNEIL

Contracts Manager - South

Harry joined the business in 2016, with experience in sales prior to joining Road Traffic Solutions. He has since accelerated through the ranks and brings a well-rounded commercial knowledge to the South, further supporting our teams in and around London.